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Aspire 4730Z/4730ZG/4330 Series
Service Guide
Service guide files and updates are available
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  • Page 1 Aspire 4730Z/4730ZG/4330 Series Service Guide Service guide files and updates are available on the ACER/CSD web; for more information, please refer to http://csd.acer.com.tw PRINTED IN TAIWAN...
  • Page 2: Revision History

    Revision History Please refer to the table below for the updates made on Aspire 4720Z/4730ZG/4330 Series service guide. Date Chapter Updates...
  • Page 3 Copyright Copyright © 2008 by Acer Incorporated. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated.
  • Page 4 Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: SCREEN MESSAGES NOTE WARNING CAUTION IMPORTANT Denotes actual messages that appear on screen. Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions.
  • Page 5 DIFFERENT part number code to those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using the System Utilities ..........16 Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) ......16 Hardware Specifications and Configurations .
  • Page 8 Table of Contents Removing the LCD Module .........66 Removing the Upper Cover .
  • Page 9 No Display Issue ..........131 Random Loss of BIOS Settings .
  • Page 10 Table of Contents...
  • Page 11: System Specifications

    • Intel® Celeron® processor* • Mobile Intel® PM45 Express Chipset* • Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset* • Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N* • Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g* • System Memory Dual-Channel DDR2 SDRAM support • Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules* •...
  • Page 12: Privacy Control

    Communication Acer Video Conference, featuring: • Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam • Optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone • WLAN: • Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N* • Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g* • WPAN: Bluetooth® 2.0+EDR • LAN: Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready • Modem: 56K ITU V.92 •...
  • Page 13 • Modem (RJ-11) port • • DC-in jack for AC adapter • Environment Temperature: • Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C • Non-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C • Humidity (non-condensing): • Operating: 20% to 80% • Non-operating: 20% to 80% •...
  • Page 14: System Block Diagram

    System Block Diagram HDMI Conn. TMDS Card Reader JMB385 New Card MINI Card x2 LAN(GbE) Socket WLAN, Robson2 Realtek RTL8111C RJ45 DOCKING (DVI/LAN/ CRT/USB/AUDIO) LS-4208P Media/B Conn. LS-4202P RTC CKT. BTN/B Conn. LS-4204P Power On/Off CKT. PWR/B Conn. LS-4205P DC/DC Interface CKT. USB/B Conn.
  • Page 15: Your Acer Notebook Tour

    Your Acer Notebook tour After knowing your computer features, let us show you around your new computer. Front View Icon VOL+ VOL- Chapter 1 Item Acer Crystal Eye Web camera for video communication. Microphone Internal microphone for sound recording. Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output.
  • Page 16: Closed Front View

    Icon Closed Front View Icon Item Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Click buttons The left and right buttons function like the left (left and right) and right mouse buttons. Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer.
  • Page 17: Left View

    Left View Icon Chapter 1 Item Ethernet (RJ-45) Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000-based port network. External display Connects to a display device (VGA) port (e.g. external monitor, LCD projector). 2 USB 2.0 ports Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g. USB mouse, USB camera).
  • Page 18: Right View

    Right View Icon Rear View Icon Item Kensington lock Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer slot security lock. Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Optical disk access Lights up when the optical drive is active. indicator Optical drive eject Ejects the optical disk from the drive.
  • Page 19: Bottom View

    Bottom View Icon Chapter 1 Item Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. Battery release Releases the battery for removal. latch Memory Houses the computer's main memory. compartment Hard disk bay Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). Battery lock Locks the battery in position.
  • Page 20: Indicators

    WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Arcade and Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. Icon...
  • Page 21: Touchpad Basics (With Fingerprint Reader)

    Touchpad Basics (with fingerprint reader) The following items show you how to use the touchpad with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader: Move your finger across the touchpad (2) to move the cursor. • Press the left (1) and right (4) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and •...
  • Page 22: Using The Keyboard

    Using the Keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys. Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. Lock key Caps Lock When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase.
  • Page 23: Windows Keys

    Windows Keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Windows key Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button; it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions: <...
  • Page 24: Hot Keys

    <Fn> + < > <Fn> + <F1> <Fn> + <F2> Function Hotkey help Displays help on hotkeys. Acer eSettings Launches Acer eSettings Management in Acer Management Empowering Technology. Acer ePower Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Management Empowering Technology. Sleep Puts the computer in Sleep mode.
  • Page 25: Special Key

    Special Key You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and/or bottom-right of your keyboard. The Euro symbol Open a text editor or word processor. Hold <Alt Gr> and then press the <5> key at the upper-center of the keyboard. NOTE: Note: Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol.
  • Page 26: Using The System Utilities

    Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. To access this function, please go to Start You may choose any one of the four display settings indicated below: All Programs and click on Acer GridVista.
  • Page 27 Double (vertical), Triple (primary at left), Triple (primary at right), or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing two displays to be partitioned independently. Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing two displays to be partitioned independently. AcerGridVista is simple to set up: Run Acer GridVista and select your preferred screen configuration for each display from the task bar.
  • Page 28: Hardware Specifications And Configurations

    Hardware Specifications and Configurations Processor Item CPU type Intel® Core™2 Duo processor based Intel® Celeron processor and Intel® • Pentium processor, 667-MHz FSB support on Cantiga GL40 platform Intel® Core™2 Duo processors and Intel® Core™2 Extreme processors, 667- • MHz, 800-MHz and 1066-MHz FSB support on Cantiga PM40 platform Core logic Intel Cantiga GL40 (667MHz FSB supported)/ Intel Cantiga PM40 (667/800/ •...
  • Page 29 Supports maximum memory size Supports DIMM type Supports DIMM Speed Chapter 1 Specification InsydeH20 v1.03-T2 Flash 1 MB Support Acer UI • Support multi-boot • Suspend to RAM (S3)/Disk (S4) • Various hot-keys for system control • Support SMBUS 2.0, PCI2.3 •...
  • Page 30 Memory Combinations Slot 1 512MB 512MB 512MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB NOTE: Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. On above table, the configuration of slot 1 and slot 2 could be reversed.
  • Page 31 Wireless Module 802.11b/g Item Chipset Data throughput Protocol Interface Hard Disk Drive Interface Item Vendor & Model Name Capacity (MB) Bytes per sector Data heads Drive Format Disks Spindle speed (RPM) Performance Specifications Buffer size Interface Internal transfer rate (Mbits/sec, max) I/O data transfer rate (Mbytes/sec max) DC Power Requirements...
  • Page 32 Item Internal transfer rate (Mbits/sec, max) I/O data transfer rate (Mbytes/sec max) DC Power Requirements Voltage Combo Drive Module Item Manufacturer and Model Type Interface Data Transfer Mode Buffer Memory Size Maximum Write Speed Maximum Read Speed Formats Supported Power Supply Voltage Allowance Specifications 370 ~ 730...
  • Page 33 Super-Multi Combo Module Item Manufacturer and Model Sony DL 8X AD-7560S Toshiba DL 8X TS-L633A Type Drawer type Interface SATA Data Transfer Modes • • • Buffer Memory Size 2 MB Maximum Write Speed • • Maximum Read Speed • •...
  • Page 34 Item Vendor & model name Performance Specification Transfer rate (MB/sec) Buffer Memory Interface Applicable disc format Loading mechanism Power Requirement Input Voltage Card Reader Item Chipset Features Audio Interface Item Audio Controller Audio onboard or optional Mono or Stereo Resolution Internal microphone Internal speaker / Quantity Specification...
  • Page 35 USB Interface Item Chipset USB Compliancy Level Number of USB port Location Keyboard Item Keyboard controller Total number of keypads Windows logo key Internal & external keyboard work simultaneously Battery Item Vendor & model name Battery Type Pack capacity Number of battery cell Package configuration LCD 14.1”...
  • Page 36 Item Support Color Viewing Angle (degree) Horizontal: Right/Left Vertical: Upper/Lower Temperature Range (°C) Operating Storage (shipping) LCD Camera Item Vendor Bison BN30V4O7-010 Focusing range Fixed Dimension W9 * L65 * H5.3 mm (L x W x H mm) Sensor Up to SXGA (1280x1024) size CMOS sensor Pixel Resolution 640(H) * 480(V) VGA...
  • Page 37: System Utilities

    System Utilities BIOS Setup Utility The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer’s BIOS (Basic Input/ Output System). Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run Setup.
  • Page 38: Information

    Boot Exit Intel (R) Core (TM)2 Duo CPU 2.26GHz WDC WD1600BEVT-22ZCT0 WD-WXHY07373693 TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-L633A v1.03-T2 Intel V1625 LXJAW500068221C97C1601 Aspire 4730Z Acer 309E6330-6B60-16FA-ADF9-001EEC448964 F5/F6 Change Values Enter Select SubMenu Description Rev. 3.5 P8400 @ 2.26GHz Setup Default Save and Exit...
  • Page 39: Main

    Main The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. Information Main Security System Time System Date Total Memory Video Memory Quick Boot Network Boot F12 Boot Menu D2D Recovery SATA Mode ↑↓...
  • Page 40: Security

    Security The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. Information Main Security Supervisor Password Is: User Password Is: HDD Password Is: Set Supervisor Password Set User Password Set Hdd Password Power on password ↑↓...
  • Page 41: Setting A Password

    Setting a Password Follow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password: Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Supervisor Password box appears: Type a password in the “Enter New Password” field. The password length can not exceeds 8 alphanumeric characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9, not case sensitive).
  • Page 42: Changing A Password

    Changing a Password Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field.
  • Page 43: Boot

    Boot This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the USB diskette drives, the onboard hard disk drive and the DVD drive in the module bay. Information Main Security Boot priority order: 1.
  • Page 44: Exit

    Exit The Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility. Information Main Security Exit Saving Changes Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Defaults Discard Changes Save Changes ↑↓ Help Select Item ←→ Exit Select Menu The table below describes the parameters in this screen.
  • Page 45: Bios Flash Utility

    BIOS Flash Utility The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions: New versions of system programs • New features or options • Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted. • Use the Phlash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE: Create a Crisis Recovery Media (such as USB HDD) before you use the Phlash utility.
  • Page 46 In flash BIOS, the message Please do not remove AC Power Source displays. NOTE: If the AC power is not connected, the following message displays. Plug in the AC power to continue. Flash is complete when the following message displays. Shutdown or reboot base on iflash.bat command.
  • Page 47: Remove Hdd/Bios Utility

    Remove HDD/BIOS Utility This section provide you with removing HDD/BIOS method: Remove HDD Password: If you key in wrong HDD password three times, Hdd password error code displays. See the image • below. To reset the HDD password, run HDD_PW.EXE as follows: Key in hdd_pw 15494 0 Press 2.
  • Page 48 Remove BIOS Password: If you key in the wrong Supervisor Password three times, System Disabled displays on the screen. See the image below. To reset the BIOS password, run BIOS_PW.EXE as follows: Key in bios_pw 14452 0 Select one string from the list. Chapter 2...
  • Page 49: Removing Bios Passwords

    Reboot the system and key in the selected string (qjjg9vy, 07yqmjd etc.) for the BIOS user password. Removing BIOS Passwords: To clear the password, perform the following steps: From a DOS prompt, Execute clnpwd.exe Press 1 or 2 to clean the desired password shown on the screen. The onscreen message determines whether the function is successful or not.
  • Page 50 Chapter 2...
  • Page 51: Machine Disassembly And Replacement

    Machine Disassembly and Replacement This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. Disassembly Requirements To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge •...
  • Page 52: General Information

    General Information Pre-disassembly Instructions Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following: 1. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. 2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. 3.
  • Page 53: External Module Disassembly Process

    External Module Disassembly Process External Modules Disassembly Flowchart The flowchart below gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing. For example, if you want to remove the main board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.
  • Page 54: Removing The Battery Pack

    Removing the Battery Pack 1. Turn computer over. 2. Slide the battery lock/unlock latch to the unlock position. 3. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position (1), then slide out the battery pack from the main unit (2).
  • Page 55: Removing The Sd Dummy Card

    Removing the SD dummy card 1. Push the SD dummy card all the way in to eject it. 2. Pull it out from the slot. Chapter 3...
  • Page 56: Removing The Expresscard Dummy Card

    Removing the ExpressCard dummy card 1. Push the ExpressCard dummy card all the way in to eject it. 2. Pull it out from the slot. Chapter 3...
  • Page 57: Removing The Lower Covers

    Removing the Lower Covers 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 45. 3. See “Removing the ExpressCard dummy card” on page 46. 4. Remove the three screws from the memory and WLAN bays and loosen the two captive screws on the HDD cover.
  • Page 58 6. Remove the HDD cover as shown. 7. Remove the WLAN cover as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 59: Removing The Dimm Modules

    Removing the DIMM Modules 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. Remove the Memory Module cover See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 47. 3. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM module. 4.
  • Page 60: Removing The Wlan Module

    Removing the WLAN Module 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. Remove the WLAN cover. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 47. 3. Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN board. 4. Move the antenna away and remove the two screws on the WLAN board to release the WLAN board. Step WLAN Module M2*3 (NL)
  • Page 61 5. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. NOTE: When attaching the antenna back to the WLAN board, make sure the cables are sitting in the housing to prevent damage. Chapter 3...
  • Page 62: Removing The Hard Disk Drive Module

    Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. Remove the HDD cover, See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 47. 3. Use the pull-tab to pull and lift the hard disk drive module out of the bay. NOTE: To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it.
  • Page 63 4. Remove the four screws securing the hard disk to the carrier. Step Size Quantity Screw Type HDD Carrier M3*3 (NL) Chapter 3...
  • Page 64 5. Remove the HDD from the carrier. Chapter 3...
  • Page 65: Removing The Optical Drive Module

    Removing the Optical Drive Module 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. Remove the Memory cover. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 47. 3. Remove the screw securing the ODD module. Step ODD Module M2.5*5(NL) 4. Carefully insert a screw driver to release the locking latch. NOTE: A plastic screw driver is recommended to prevent scratching the surface of the computer.
  • Page 66 5. Pull the optical drive module out from the chassis. 6. Remove the three screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module. Step Size Quantity Screw Type ODD Bracket M2*3 (NL) 7. Insert a pin in the eject hole of the ODD to eject the ODD tray. Chapter 3...
  • Page 67 8. Press down on the locking catch to release the ODD cover and remove. Chapter 3...
  • Page 68: Main Unit Disassembly Process

    Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Remove External Modules before proceeding Remove Remove Switch Cover Keyboard Remove Remove Touchpad Launch Board Bracket Remove Finger Print Reader Screw List Step Switch Cover M2*3 (NL) LCD Module M2.5*8(NL) M2.5*5 (NL) Upper Cover M2.5*8 (NL) M2.5*5 (NL)
  • Page 69: Removing The Switch Cover

    Removing the Switch Cover CAUTION: Using tools to remove the Switch Cover may cause damage to the outer casing. It is recommended that you only use your fingers to remove the Switch Cover. 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2.
  • Page 70 5. Turn the Switch Cover over to expose the FFC cable and detach it using the tweezers. 6. Lift the Switch Cover clear of the chassis. Chapter 3...
  • Page 71: Removing The Keyboard

    Removing the Keyboard 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. Using a plastic pry, push in the two securing latches and slide the pry under the keyboard. 3. Once both latches are released, lift the keyboard away from the chassis as shown. 4.
  • Page 72 5. Using a pry, pull both sides of the retainer to disconnect the FFC cable from the mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 73: Removing The Antenna

    Removing the Antenna 1. Remove the Antenna Cables from the securing pins as shown. 2. Turn the computer over. Remove the adhesive strips holding the antenna cables. Chapter 3...
  • Page 74 3. Feed the antenna cables from the underside of the computer. 4. Remove the Antenna Cables from the securing pins as shown. 5. Pull the cables through the speaker panel as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 75 6. Fully remove the antenna cables and move them out of the way to prevent damage. Chapter 3...
  • Page 76: Removing The Lcd Module

    Removing the LCD Module 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 47. 3. See “Removing the WLAN Module” on page 50. 4. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 61. 5. See “Removing the Antenna” on page 63. 6.
  • Page 77 8. Remove the four securing screws (two each side) from the LCD module. Step LCD Module M2.5*8 (NL) LCD Module M2.5*5 (NL) 9. Carefully remove the LCD module from the chassis. Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 78: Removing The Upper Cover

    Removing the Upper Cover 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 44. 2. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 45. 3. See “Removing the ExpressCard dummy card” on page 46. 4. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 47. 5.
  • Page 79 13. Turn the computer over. Remove the seven screws on the top panel. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Upper Cover M2.5*5 (NL) Chapter 3...
  • Page 80 14. Disconnect the five cables from the mainboard as shown. Disconnect A as shown. Release the securing latches and disconnect C as shown. Release the securing latches and disconnect B as shown. Release the securing latches and disconnect D as shown.
  • Page 81 Release the securing latches and disconnect E as shown. 15. Remove the upper cover by lifting upward from the chassis, rear edge first. 16. Turn the upper cover over. The upper cover appears as follows. NOTE: Avoid pulling on the cables directly to prevent damage to the connectors. NOTE: Use the pull-tabs on the FFC cables whenever available to prevent damage to the FFC cables.
  • Page 82: Removing The Touch Pad Bracket

    Removing the Touch Pad Bracket 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Disconnect the Touch Pad cable from the Touch Pad board. Chapter 3...
  • Page 83 3. Move the Finger Print Reader FFC cable out of the way to prevent damage. 4. Remove the two securing screws from the Touch Pad bracket. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Touch Pad Bracket M2*3 (NL) 5. Remove the Touch Pad bracket. IMPORTANT:The Touch Pad cannot be removed individually.
  • Page 84: Removing The Finger Print Reader

    Removing the Finger Print Reader 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Remove the securing screw from the Finger Print Reader board. 3. Remove the Finger Print Reader board from the Upper Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 85: Removing The Launch Board

    Removing the Launch Board 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Remove the two screws from the Launch Board. Step Launch Board M2*3 (NL) 3. Remove the Launch Board from the Upper Cover. Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 86: Removing The Speaker Module

    Removing the Speaker Module 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Remove the adhesive tape from the speaker cable. 3. Remove the four screws holding the Speaker Module in place. Step Speaker M2*3 (NL) Size Quantity Screw Type Chapter 3...
  • Page 87 4. Remove the Speaker Module from the upper cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 88: Removing The Switch Board

    Removing the Switch Board 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Ensure the Switch Board cable is free from any obstructions. 3. Turn the Upper Cover. Remove the Switch Board as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 89: Removing The Touch Pad Board

    Removing the Touch Pad Board IMPORTANT:The Touch Pad board is integrated into the design of the Upper Cover. To replace the Touch Pad board, remove all components from the Upper Cover and install an entirely new Upper Cover. IMPORTANT:The MOSFET pad is attached to the Upper Cover and is reusable. If the replacement Upper Cover does not have a MOSFET pad (see highlighted area below), remove the MOSFET pad from the replaced Upper Cover and stick it to the new Upper Cover.
  • Page 90: Removing The I/O Board

    Removing the I/O Board 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Remove the securing screw from the I/O Board. Step I/O Board M2.5*5 (NL) 3. Lift the I/O Board clear of the Lower cover. Size Quantity Screw Type Chapter 3...
  • Page 91 4. Disconnect the I/O Board cable and remove the board. Chapter 3...
  • Page 92: Removing The Bluetooth Module

    Removing the Bluetooth module 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Remove the securing screw from the Bluetooth module. Step Bluetooth Board M2*3 (NL) 3. Lift the Bluetooth module away from the mainboard and disconnect the mainboard cable. Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 93 4. Disconnect the cable from the mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 94: Removing The Modem Module

    Removing the Modem Module 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Remove the adhesive strip securing the Modem cable to the Lower Cover. 3. Remove the RJ-11 port from the leftside of the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 95 4. Disconnect the Modem cable from the Modem module. 5. Remove the two screws securing the Modem module. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Modem Module M2*3 (NL) 6. Remove the Modem module from the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 96: Removing The Main Board

    Removing the Main Board 1. See “Removing the Upper Cover” on page 68. 2. Disconnect the power jack from the power port on the Lower Cover. 3. Lift the cabling clear of the securing pins and ensure it is free of obstruction. Chapter 3...
  • Page 97 4. Remove the securing screw from the Mainboard. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Mainboard M2.5*5 (NL) 5. Remove the main board, rightside first, as shown. 6. Release the securing latches and remove the Switch Cover FFC. Chapter 3...
  • Page 98 7. Turn the Mainboard over. Disconnect the I/O Cable from the Mainboard. 8. Disconnect the DC IN Cable from the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 99: Removing The Thermal Module

    Removing the Thermal Module 1. See “Removing the Main Board” on page 86. 2. Remove the four securing screws from the Thermal Module. Step Thermal Module M2.5*6.5 3. Lift the Thermal Module clear of the Mainboard. Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 100: Removing The Cpu

    Removing the CPU 1. See “Removing the Main Board” on page 86. 2. See “Removing the Thermal Module” on page 89. 3. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise 180° to release the CPU. 4. Lift the CPU clear of the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 101: Removing The Cpu Fan

    Removing the CPU Fan 1. See “Removing the Main Board” on page 86. 2. Disconnect the Fan cable from the Mainboard. 3. Remove the three securing screws from the Fan module. Step CPU Fan M2*4-NI (NL) Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 102 4. Lift the Fan module clear of the Mainboard. Chapter 3...
  • Page 103: Removing The Hdmi Module

    Removing the HDMI Module 1. See “Removing the Main Board” on page 86. 2. Remove the two securing screws from the HDMI Module. Step HDMI Module M2*4-NI (NL) 3. Remove the HDMI Module as shown. Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 104: Lcd Module Disassembly Process

    LCD Module Disassembly Process LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart Screw List Step Screw LCD Bezel M2.5*5 (NL) Inverter Board M2.5*5 (NL) Camera Module M2*3 (NL) LCD Panel M2.5*5 (NL) LCD Brackets M2*3 (NL) Remove LCD Panel from Main Unit before proceeding Remove LCD Bezel Remove...
  • Page 105: Removing The Lcd Bezel

    Removing the LCD Bezel 1. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 66. 2. Remove the two upper and two lower bezel screw caps. 3. Remove the four securing screws from the LCD module. Step LCD Bezel M2.5*5 (NL) Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 106 4. Starting from the inside edges of the bezel, pry the bezel upwards and away from the panel. Move along the sides until all sides of the bezel are removed. NOTE: If necessary, use a plastic pry to lift up the outside edges of the bezel. Chapter 3...
  • Page 107: Removing The Inverter Board

    Removing the Inverter Board 1. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 95. 2. Disconnect the left and right Inverter board cables as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 108 3. Remove the securing screw from the Inverter board. Step Size Quantity Screw Type Inverter Board M2.5*5 (NL) 4. Lift the Inverter board clear of the LCD Module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 109: Removing The Camera Module

    Removing the Camera Module 1. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 95. 2. Disconnect the Camera Module cable as shown. 3. Remove the two securing screws from the Camera Module. Step Camera Module M2*3 (NL) Chapter 3 Size Quantity Screw Type...
  • Page 110 4. Lift the Camera Module clear of the LCD Module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 111: Removing The Lcd Panel

    Removing the LCD Panel 1. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 95. 2. Remove the two securing screws from the LCD Module. IMPORTANT:The leftside screw holds the ground connector in place. Ensure that the ground is replaced during reassembly. Step LCD Panel M2.5*5 (NL)
  • Page 112: Removing The Lcd Brackets And Fpc Cable

    Removing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable 1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 101. 2. Turn the LCD panel over to expose the rear. Disconnect the cable from the LCD Panel using the tab provided. 3. Grip the FPC cable and lift upward to detach the adhesive pads. Chapter 3...
  • Page 113 4. Remove the eight securing screws (four on each side) from the LCD Panel brackets. Step Size Quantity Screw Type LCD Brackets M2*3 NL 5. Remove the LCD brackets by pulling away from the LCD Panel as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 114: Removing The Antennas

    Removing the Antennas 1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 101. 2. Remove the strips holding the antenna cables in place. Ensure the cables are free from obstructions. 3. Remove the tab securing the left and right antennas to the LCD module. 4.
  • Page 115: Removing The Mic Module

    Removing the MIC Module 1. See “Removing the Antennas” on page 104. 2. Remove the strips holding the MIC Module cable in place. Ensure the cable is free from obstructions. 3. Remove the MIC cable and Module from the LCD module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 116: Lcd Module Reassembly Procedure

    LCD Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the LCD Panel 1. Align the LCD brackets with the eight screw holes (four on each side) on the LCD Panel as shown. 2. Secure the LCD brackets to the LCD panel. 3. Turn the panel over. Insert the LCD Panel cable into the LCD Panel as shown. Chapter 3...
  • Page 117 4. Align the LCD Panel cable as shown and press down to engage the adhesive pads. 5. Replace the MIC cable under the mylar tab strips, and replace the MIC as shown. Secure the cable by pressing down on the strips. 7.
  • Page 118 9. Secure the LCD module with the two securing screws. IMPORTANT:Ensure that the ground connector is secured in place with the leftside panel screw. 11. Replace the two securing screws. 13. Replace the Inverter board and secure with the single screw. 10.
  • Page 119: Replacing The Lcd Bezel

    14. Connect the left and right Inverter cables. Replacing the LCD Bezel 1. Locate the bezel correctly and press down the edges until there are no gaps between the bezel and the LCD Module, 2. Replace the four screws and the rubber screw caps provided. Chapter 3...
  • Page 120: Main Module Reassembly Procedure

    Main Module Reassembly Procedure Replacing the CPU 1. Carefully turn the mainboard upside down (CPU side up), and insert the CPU into the CPU bracket as shown. Replacing the Thermal Module 1. Align and place the Thermal Module in the mounting as shown. 2.
  • Page 121: Replacing The Cpu Fan Module

    Replacing the CPU Fan Module 1. Align the Fan Module on the screw brackets. 3. Connect the Fan cable to the Mainboard. Replacing the HDMI Module 1. Insert the HDMI Module as shown, and press down to locate in place. Chapter 3 2.
  • Page 122: Replacing The Mainboard

    Replacing the Mainboard 1. Turn the Mainboard over. Connect the DC IN Cable to the Mainboard. 3. Replace the Switch Cover FFC and lock the securing latches in place. 4. Ensure that the Mainboard is face up (the Heatsink and CPU are not visible). Place the Mainboard in the chassis, rear edge first, and press down to install.
  • Page 123 5. Replace the securing screw. 6. Replace the cabling through the securing pins. 7. Connect the power jack to the power port on the Lower Cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 124: Replacing The I/O Board

    Replacing the I/O Board 1. Connect the FFC to the I/O Board 3. Replace the single securing screw. Replacing the Bluetooth Board 1. Connect one end of the Bluetooth cable to the mainboard as shown. 2. Locate the I/O over the lower cover and replace. 2.
  • Page 125: Replacing The Modem Module

    3. Locate the Bluetooth Module and replace the single securing screw. Replacing the Modem Module 1. Replace the Modem Module and secure the two screws as shown. 3. Connect the RJ-11 port to the leftside of the Lower Cover. Chapter 3 2.
  • Page 126: Replacing The Finger Print Reader

    Replacing the Finger Print Reader 1. Replace the Finger Print Reader board in the upper cover. 2. Replace the securing screw. 3. Secure the FFC to the upper cover by using the adhesive tape. Chapter 3...
  • Page 127: Replacing The Touch Pad Bracket

    Replacing the Touch Pad Bracket IMPORTANT:The Touch Pad cannot be removed individually. To replace the Touch Pad, replace the entire Upper Cover. 1. Replace the Touch Pad bracket. 3. Replace the Finger Print reader FFC and secure with the adhesive strips. 5.
  • Page 128: Replacing The Launch Board

    Replacing the Launch Board 1. Replace the Launch Board on the upper cover. Replacing the Switch Board 1. Turn the Upper Cover over and insert the FFC through the cover as shown. 2. Replace the two securing screws. 2. Flip the Upper Cover over and replace the Switch Board as shown.
  • Page 129: Replacing The Antenna Cables

    Replacing the Antenna Cables Ensure that the three Antenna cables pass through the Mainboard and are accessible from the underside of lower cover. 1. Insert the Antenna Cables through the Upper Cover. Make sure they are accessible from the underside. 3.
  • Page 130: Replacing The Speaker Module

    Replacing the Speaker Module 1. Align and replace the Speaker Module in the upper cover. 3. Attach the adhesive strip on the speaker cabling to secure in place. Replacing the Keyboard 1. Replace keyboard cable to the mainboard, and secure the locking latch. 2.
  • Page 131 3. Press down on the areas marked below to secure in place. Chapter 3...
  • Page 132: Replacing The Switch Cover

    Replacing the Switch Cover 1. Connect the Switch Cover FFC as shown. 3. Turn the computer over and replace the two securing screws. Replacing the WLAN Module 1. Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the Switch cover, and press down to secure in place.
  • Page 133: Replacing The Hard Disk Drive Module

    3. Connect the two antenna cables to the module. Replacing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. Place the HDD in the HDD carrier. 3. Insert the HDD, interface side first, until HDD firmly slides in place. Chapter 3 2. Replace the four screws to secure the carrier. 4.
  • Page 134: Replacing The Dimm Modules

    Replacing the DIMM Modules NOTE: To replace DIMM Module 2, first remove DIMM Module 1. In this procedure, only DIMM Module 1 is shown. 1. Insert the DIMM Module in place. 2. Press down to lock the DIMM module. Chapter 3...
  • Page 135: Replacing The Odd Module

    Replacing the ODD Module 1. With the ODD tray in the eject position, replace the ODD cover on the new ODD Module. 3. Turn ODD Module around and secure bracket with three screws. 5. Replace the single screw to secure the Module. Chapter 3 2.
  • Page 136: Replacing The Lower Covers

    Replacing the Lower Covers 1. Replace the Memory Cover. 3. Replace the WLAN Cover. 5. Replace HDD Cover. 2. Replace the two screws to secure in place. 4. Replace the screw to secure in place. 6. Tighten the two screws to secure in place. Chapter 3...
  • Page 137: Replacing The Express And Sd Card Trays

    Replacing the Express and SD Card Trays 1. Insert the Express Card and push into the slot until 2. Insert the SD Card and push into the slot until flush flush with the chassis cover. with the chassis cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 138 Chapter 3...
  • Page 139: Troubleshooting

    Common Problems Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. NOTE: The diagnostic tests are intended to test only Acer products. Non-Acer products, prototype cards, or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. Obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible.
  • Page 140: Power On Issue

    Power On Issue If the system doesn’t power on, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Computer Shutsdown Intermittently If the system powers off at intervals, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Check the power cable is properly connected to the computer and the electrical outlet.
  • Page 141: No Display Issue

    No Display Issue If the Display doesn’t work, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: No POST or Video If the POST or video doesn’t display, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Make sure that the internal display is selected.
  • Page 142: Random Loss Of Bios Settings

    Abnormal Video Display If video displays abnormally, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Reboot the computer. If permanent vertical/horizontal lines or dark spots display in the same location, the LCD is faulty and should be replaced. See “Disassembly Process” on page 42. If extensive pixel damage is present (different colored spots in the same locations on the screen), the LCD is faulty and should be replaced.
  • Page 143: Lcd Failure

    LCD Failure If the LCD fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non- defective FRUs: Built-In Keyboard Failure If the built-in Keyboard fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Chapter 4...
  • Page 144: Touchpad Failure

    Touchpad Failure If the Touchpad doesn’t work, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Internal Speaker Failure If the internal Speakers fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Chapter 4...
  • Page 145: Sound Problems

    Sound Problems If sound problems are experienced, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Reboot the computer. Navigate to Start Control Panel the Device Manager to determine that: The device is properly installed. • There are no red Xs or yellow exclamation marks. •...
  • Page 146: Internal Microphone Failure

    Internal Microphone Failure If the internal Microphone fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Microphone Problems If internal or external Microphones do no operate correctly, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem.
  • Page 147: Hdd Not Operating Correctly

    HDD Not Operating Correctly If the HDD does not operate correctly, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Disconnect all external devices. Run a complete virus scan using up-to-date software to ensure the computer is virus free. Run the Windows Vista Startup Repair Utility: insert the Windows Vista Operating System DVD in the ODD and restart the computer.
  • Page 148: Odd Failure

    ODD Failure If the ODD fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non- defective FRUs: ODD Not Operating Correctly If the ODD exhibits any of the following symptoms it may be faulty: Audio CDs do not play when loaded •...
  • Page 149 Check that there are no yellow exclamation marks against the items in lDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. If a device has an exclamation mark, right-click on the device and uninstall and reinstall the driver. Check that there are no yellow exclamation marks against the items in DVD/CD-ROM drives. If a device has an exclamation mark, right-click on the device and uninstall and reinstall the driver.
  • Page 150 Repeat for the other ATA Devices shown if applicable. Drive Not Detected If Windows cannot detect the drive, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Restart the computer and press F2 to enter the BIOS Utility. Check that the drive is detected in the ATAPI Model Name field on the Information page.
  • Page 151: Modem Function Failure

    Modem Function Failure If the internal Modem fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Wireless Function Failure If the WLAN fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non- defective FRUs: Chapter 4...
  • Page 152: Easytouch Button Failure

    EasyTouch Button Failure If the Acer EasyTouch buttons fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs: Thermal Unit Failure If the Thermal Unit fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a...
  • Page 153: External Mouse Failure

    External Mouse Failure If an external Mouse fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Try an alternative mouse. If the mouse uses a wireless connection, insert new batteries and confirm there is a good connection. See the mouse user manual.
  • Page 154: Intermittent Problems

    Issue” on page 130.): Power-off the computer. Visually check them for damage. If any problems are found, replace the FRU. Remove or disconnect all of the following devices: Non-Acer devices • Printer, mouse, and other external devices • Battery pack •...
  • Page 155: Post Codes Tables

    POST Codes Tables These tables describe the POST codes, drivers, and keys for the POST. NO_EVICTION_MODE_DEBUG EQU 1 (CommonPlatform\sec\Ia32\SecCore.inc) Code 0xC2 MTRR setup 0xC3 Enable cache 0xC4 Establish cache tags 0xC5 Enter NEM, Place the BSP in No Fill mode, set CR0.CD = 1, CR0.NW = 0. 0xCF Cache Init Finished Memory:...
  • Page 156: Bds & Specific Action

    Code 0x27 Enable DRAM Channel I/O Buffers 0x28 Enable all clocks on populated rows 0x29 Perform JEDEC memory initialization for all memory rows 0x30 Perform steps required after memory init 0x31 Program DRAM throttling and throttling event registers 0x32 Setup DRAM control register for normal operation and enable 0x33 Enable RCOMP 0x34...
  • Page 157: Each Peim Entry Point Used In 80_Port

    Each PEIM entry point used in 80_PORT Code 0x00 0x01 PEI_EVENT_LOG 0xA1 PEI_OEM_SERVICE 0xA2 PEI_SIO_INIT 0xA3 PEI_MONO_STATUS_CODE 0xA4 PEI_CPU_IO_PCI_CFG 0x06 PEI_CPU_IO 0x07 PEI_PCI_CFG 0xA5 PEI_CPU_PEIM 0xA6 PEI_PLATFORM_STAGE1 0xA7 PEI_VARIABLE 0xA8 PEI_SB_INIT 0x0C PEI_CAPSULE 0xAA PEI_PLATFORM_STAGE2 0xAC PEI_SB_SMBUS_ARP_DISABLED 0x0F PEI_HOST_TO_SYSTEM 0x40 PEI_MEMORY_INIT 0x41 PEI_S3_RESUME...
  • Page 158 Code 0xC4 SECURITY_STUB 0xC5 DXE_CPU_IO 0xC6 CF9_RESET 0xC7 PC_RTC 0xC8 STATUS_CODE 0xC9 VARIABLE EMU_VARIABLE 0xD9 DXE_CHIPSET_INIT 0x45 DXE_ALERT_FORMAT 0xD6 PCI_HOST_BRIDGE 0xD7 PCI_EXPRESS 0xD5 DXE_SB_INIT 0xDA IDE_CONTROLLER 0xDB SATA_CONTROLLER 0xDD SB_SM_BUS 0xE7 ISA_ACPI_DRIVER 0xE8 ISA_BUS 0xE9 ISA_SERIAL 0xED BUS_PCI_UNDI 0xEC PCI_BUS 0xF6 BOOT_PRIORITY 0xF7...
  • Page 159 Code 0x72 MONITER_KEY 0x73 LEGACY_BIOS 0x75 LEGACY_BIOS_PLATFORM 0x76 PCI_PLATFORM 0x6C ISA_FLOOPY 0x6D PS2_MOUSE 0x6E USB_BOT 0x6F USB_CBI0 0x74 USB_MOUSE 0xFA SETUP_UTILITY 0x90 FW_BLOCK_SERVICE 0x78 SMM_USB_LEGACY 0x86 GRAPHICS_CONSOLE 0x87 TERMINAL 0x8A DATA_HUB_STD_ERR 0x7C 0x7D PARTITION 0x7E ENGLISH 0x7F FRENCH 0x9E HII_DATABASE 0x9F OEM_SETUP_BROWSER 0x8C...
  • Page 160: Each Smmdriver Entry Point Used In 80_Port

    Each SmmDriver entry point used in 80_PORT Code 0xD4 SMM_ACCESS 0xDE SMM_CONTROL 0xCC SMM_BASE 0xD2 SMM_RUNTIME 0xDF SB_SMM_DISPATCH 0xD0 SMM_THUNK 0xCA SMM_ACPI_SW_CHILD 0xFE SMM_PLATFORM 0xD8 SMM_GMCH_MBI 0x90 SMM_FW_BLOCK_SERVICE 0x91 SMM_VARIABLE 0x92 SMM_IHISI 0x93 SMM_INT15_MICROCODE 0x94 SMM_PNP 0x95 SMM_INIT_PPM 0xD3 SMM_OEM_SERVICE Description Chapter 4...
  • Page 161: Jumper And Connector Locations

    Jumper and Connector Locations Top View Location Description MDC Conn BT Conn Finger to MB Conn Media PCB to MB Conn Power PCB to MB Conn KB Conn LVDS Cnn MIC Conn Chapter 5 Location Description Speaker Conn Function PCB to MB Conn TP to MB Conn Express Card Conn MDC Standoff (M2xH3)
  • Page 162: Bottom View

    Bottom View Location Description SPDIF Conn Audio Conn (pink) Audio Conn (blue) USB (single Rev) Fan Conn CRT Conn (blue) RJ45 MXM Conn CPU Socket Battery Conn DCIN Cable Conn Location Description USB PCB to MB DDR2 5.2 mm (Rev.) DDR2 9.2 mm (Rev.) ODD SATA Conn HDD SATA Conn...
  • Page 163: Clearing Password Check And Bios Recovery

    Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery This section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for Aspire 4730Z/4730ZG/4330. Aspire 4730Z/4730ZG/4330 provide one Hardware Open Gap on main board for clearing password check, and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery. Clearing Password Check Hardware Open Gap Description Item...
  • Page 164: Bios Recovery By Crisis Disk

    BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk BIOS Recovery Boot Block: BIOS Recovery Boot Block is a special block of BIOS. It is used to boot up the system with minimum BIOS initialization. Users can enable this feature to restore the BIOS firmware to a successful one once the previous BIOS flashing process failed.
  • Page 165: Fru (Field Replaceable Unit) List

    DIFFERENT part number code from those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the local FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines.
  • Page 166: Aspire 4730Z/4730Zg/4330 Exploded Diagrams

    Aspire 4730Z/4730ZG/4330 Exploded Diagrams Main Module Item Description Middle Cover Upper Cover Mainboard CPU Fan Thermal Module Part No. Item 60.AT902.001 60.AT902.002 MB.ATV02.001 23.AT902.001 60.AT902.007 Description Part No. Bluetooth Module Keyboard KB.INT00.442 Power Cable RJ-11 Cable 60.AT902.003 Lower Cover Chapter 6...
  • Page 167: Lcd Module

    LCD Module Item Description Antenna_L Bracket_L Camera Camera Bracket MIC Cable Bezel Chapter 6 Part No. Item 50.AT902.004 33.AT902.005 57.AT902.001 23.AT902.002 60.AT902.006 Description Part No. Antenna_R 50.AT902.003 Bracket_R 33.AT902.004 LCD Cable 50.AT902.002 Antenna Inverter 55.AT902.003 LCD Casing 60.AT902.005...
  • Page 168: Aspire 4730Z/4730Zg/4330 Fru List

    POWER BOARD MODEM BOARD MINI CARD BROADCOM T77H030.00 54MBPS BRCM4312 MINI CARD ATHEROS T60H976.00 (FW-06) 54M XB63 MINI CARD 150M XB91 ATHEROS MINI CARD T77H028.00 RALINK VGA BOARD M82ME-XT Description Acer Part No. AP.06501.014 AP.06503.016 AP.0650A.010 BT.00603.041 BT.00604.024 BT.00605.020 55.AT902.001 55.AT902.002...
  • Page 169 POWER CORD ARGENTINA 3 PIN Case/Cover/Bracket Assembly MIDDLE COVER UPPER CASE ASSY LOWER CASE ASSY W/ RJ11 LOWER CASE ASSY W/O RJ11 T/P BRACKET RAM DOOR Chapter 6 Description Acer Part No. 50.AT902.001 27.TAVV5.001 27.TAVV5.002 27.TAVV5.003 27.TAVV5.004 27.TAVV5.005 27.TAVV5.006 27.TAVV5.007 27.TAVV5.008 27.TAVV5.009...
  • Page 170 DVD SUPER MULTI DRIVE TOSHIBA TS-L633A ODD BEZEL-SUPER MULTI ODD BRACKET Combo Drive DVD/CDRW COMBO DRIVE MODULE DVD/CDRW COMBO DRIVE TSST TS-L463A DVD/CDRW COMBO DRIVE SONY CRX890S ODD BEZEL-COMBO ODD BRACKET Description Acer Part No. 42.AT902.002 42.AT902.003 6M.AT902.001 KU.0080D.029 KU.0080D.034 KU.00805.044 KU.0080F.001 KU.0080E.009 KU.00801.021 42.AT902.004...
  • Page 171 HDD SATA 320G 5400RPM HGST HTS543232L9A300 HDD SATA 320G 5400RPM SEAGATE ST9320320AS HDD SATA 320G 5400RPM WD WD3200BEVT-22ZCT0 HDD SATA 320G 5400RPM TOSHIBA MK3252GSX 0FA HDD CARRIER Chapter 6 Description Acer Part No. KH.12007.014 KH.12004.007 KH.12001.032 KH.12008.019 KH.16007.016 KH.16004.002 KH.16001.029 KH.16008.022...
  • Page 172 LCD PANEL G 14.1" WXGA AUO B141EW04 V4 LCD PANEL G 14.1" WXGA SAMSUNG LTN141W3-L01-J LCD PANEL G 14.1" WXGA CMO N141I3-L02 LCD PANEL G 14.1" WXGA LPL LP141WX3-TLN1 INVERTER BOARD Description Acer Part No. KB.INT00.442 KB.INT00.474 KB.INT00.473 KB.INT00.472 KB.INT00.471 KB.INT00.470...
  • Page 173 LCD COVER-IMR LCD BEZEL LCD BRACKET-R LCD BRACKET-L ANTENNA-R ANTENNA-L CAMERA MODULE 0.3M SCREW PAD Mainboard MAINBOARD AS4330 INTEL GL40 ICH9 LF WITH ALL CONNECTERS Chapter 6 Description Acer Part No. 50.AT902.002 60.AT902.005 60.AT902.006 33.AT902.004 33.AT902.005 50.AT902.003 50.AT902.004 57.AT902.001 47.AT902.001 MB.ATV02.001...
  • Page 174 Heatsink CPU THERMAL MODULE-UMA CPU THERMAL MODULE-DIS Speaker MIC SET SPEAKER R&L Miscellaneous NAME PLATE-AS4730Z NAME PLATE-AS4330 RUBBER FOOT-L RUBBER FOOT-S RUBBER FOOT-HDD DOOR Description Acer Part No. KN.51203.032 KN.5120B.026 KN.5120G.024 KN.1GB03.014 KN.1GB0B.016 KN.1GB0G.012 KN.2GB0G.004 KN.2GB0B.003 23.AT902.001 60.AT902.007 23.AT902.002 23.AT902.003 47.AT902.002...
  • Page 175: Screw List

    Screw List Category SCREW M2.5X8(NL) SCREW M2.5X5(NL) SCREW M2X3(NL) SCREW M2.5X4(NL) SCREW M2X4-NI(NL) SCREW M3X3(NL) SCREW M2.5X6.5(NL) Chapter 6 Description Acer Part No. 86.AT902.001 86.AT902.002 86.AT902.003 86.AT902.004 86.AT902.005 86.AT902.006 86.AT902.007...
  • Page 176: Model Definition And Configuration

    AS4730Z- Canada 322G12Mi AS4730Z- Canada 322G12Mi AS4730Z- Canada 322G12Mi AS4730Z- Canada 322G12Mi AS4730Z- 322G12Mi Appendix A Acer P/N Description LX.AT90C.014 AS4730Z-321G16Mi LINPUSAAU1 UMACE 1*1G/ 160/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN11 LX.AT90C.020 AS4730Z-321G16Mn LINPUSACN1 UMACE 1*1G/ 160/6L/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_EN91 LX.AT90X.019 AS4730Z-322G25Mn EM VHP32ATME2 MC UMACE 1*2G/250/BT/6L/5R/ CB_bgn_0.3D_HG_AR23...
  • Page 177 ACLA- 322G12Mi Spanish AS4730Z- Singapore 321G16Mi AS4730Z- India 321G16Mi AS4730Z- Indonesia 321G16Mi AS4730Z- Indonesia 321G16Mi Acer P/N Description LX.AT90X.011 AS4730Z-322G12Mi VHP32ATUS1 MC UMACE 1*2G/ 120/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN35 LX.AT90X.010 AS4730Z-322G12Mi VHP32ATUS1 MC UMACE 1*2G/ 120/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN32 LX.AT90X.009 AS4730Z-322G12Mi VHP32ATUS1 MC UMACE 1*2G/ 120/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN34...
  • Page 178 AS4730Z- Philippines 321G12Mn AS4730Z- Philippines 341G16Mn AS4730Z- Philippines 321G16Mn AS4730Z- Philippines 321G12Mn AS4730Z- Philippines 341G16Mn Appendix A Acer P/N Description LX.AT90C.012 AS4730Z-321G16Mi LINPUSAJP1 UMACE 1*1G/160/ 6L/5R/CB_bg_0.3D_HG_ENB1 LX.AT90C.011 AS4730Z-321G16Mi LINPUSAPH1 UMACE 1*1G/ 160/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN11 LX.AT90C.010 AS4730Z-321G16Mi LINPUSAMY1 UMACE 1*1G/ 160/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN11 LX.AT90C.009...
  • Page 179 AS4330- ACLA- 161G12Mi Portuguese AS4330- ACLA- 161G12Mi Portuguese AS4330- ACLA- 161G12Mi Portuguese AS4330- ACLA- 161G12Mi Spanish Acer P/N Description LX.AT90Y.003 AS4730Z-322G16i VHB32ATTW1 MC UMACE 1*2G/160/BT/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_TC11 LX.AT90Y.002 AS4730Z-322G16i VHB32ATCN1 MC UMACE 1*2G/160/BT/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_SC11 LX.AT90Y.001 AS4730Z-322G16i VHB32ATHK2 MC UMACE 1*2G/ 160/BT/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_ZH31...
  • Page 180 China 571G12M AS4330- CHINA China 161G12M AS4330- CHINA China 161G12C AS4330- Thailand 161G16Mi Appendix A Acer P/N Description LX.ATV0Y.009 AS4330-161G12Mi EM VHB32ATEA3 MC UMACE 1*1G/ 120/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_ES22 LX.ATV0Y.008 AS4330-161G12Mi EM VHB32ATEA1 MC UMACE 1*1G/ 120/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_ES22 LX.ATV0Y.007 AS4330-161G12Mi VHB32ATEA1 MC UMACE 1*1G/ 120/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_ES21...
  • Page 181 AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 321G16Mn AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G25Mn AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 321G16i AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 321G16n Acer P/N LX.ATV0C.011 AS4330-161G16Mi LINPUSATH1 UMACE 1*1G/160/ BT/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN11 LX.ATV0C.010 AS4330-171G16Mi LINPUSATH1 UMACE 1*1G/160/ BT/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_EN11 LX.ATV0Y.006 AS4330-571G12Mi VHB32ATTW1 MC UMACE 1*1G/120/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3D_HG_TC11 LX.ATV0Y.005...
  • Page 182 Model AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 341G16n AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 322G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG...
  • Page 183 Model AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO512MBII6 320512Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 321G12Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO2GBII6 343G32Mn AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 342G16Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 322G16Mi AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 321G12Mn AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 341G16Mn AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 321G16Mn AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 321G12Mn AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 341G16Mn AS4730Z- N14.1WXGAG...
  • Page 184 Model AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 161G12Mn AS4330- N14.1WXGAG SO1GBII6 571G12M AS4330- N14.1WXGAG...
  • Page 185 Appendix A...
  • Page 186 Appendix A...
  • Page 187: Test Compatible Components

    Appendix B Test Compatible Components This computer’s compatibility is tested and verified by Acer’s internal testing department. All of its system ® ® functions are tested under Windows XP Home, Windows XP Pro environment. Refer to the following lists for components, adapter cards, and peripherals which have passed these tests.
  • Page 188: Microsoft® Windows® Vista Environment Test

    Microsoft Windows ® Vendor Type Adapter Test F0000183 DELTA CN 10001023 LITE-ON 60002015 HIPRO F0000183 DELTA CN 10001023 LITE-ON 60002015 HIPRO F0000183 65W-DE DELTA CN F0000183 DELTA CN F0000183 DELTA CN 60002015 HIPRO 10001023 LITE-ON 60002015 HIPRO 10001023 LITE-ON F0000183 DELTA CN 60002015 HIPRO...
  • Page 189 Vendor Type 60002162 6CELL2.4 SIMPLO Bluetooth Test 9999995 BT 2.0 ONE TIME VENDER Camera Test 9999995 0.3M DV ONE TIME VENDER 9999995 0.3M DV ONE TIME VENDER 9999995 0.3M DV ONE TIME VENDER 9999995 0.3M DV ONE TIME VENDER 9999995 0.3M DV ONE TIME VENDER...
  • Page 190 Vendor Type 10001067 CM575 INTEL 10001067 C2DP7350 INTEL 10001067 C2DT5800 INTEL 10001067 PMDT3400 INTEL 10001067 PMDT3200 INTEL 10001067 C2DP7450 INTEL 10001067 C2DT5900 INTEL 10001067 CMT1700 INTEL 10001067 CMT1600 INTEL HDD Test 60001922 N120GB5.4KS TOSHIBA DIGI 60002005 N120GB5.4KS HGST SG 60001994 N120GB5.4KS 60002036 N160GB5.4KS...
  • Page 191 Vendor Type 60002036 N320GB5.4KS SEAGATE 60002005 N160GB5.4KS HGST SG 60002036 N160GB5.4KS SEAGATE 60001922 N120GB5.4KS TOSHIBA DIGI 60002005 N120GB5.4KS HGST SG Keyboard Test 820123 14_15KB-FV2 DARFON 820123 14_15KB-FV2 DARFON 820123 14_15KB-FV3 DARFON Black 820123 14_15KB-FV2 DARFON LAN Test 9999995 RTL8111C ONE TIME VENDER LCD Test 60003089...
  • Page 192 Vendor Type 60002215 SO1GBII6 SAMSUNG 60002215 SO1GBII6 SAMSUNG 60002215 SO1GBII6 SAMSUNG 60002215 SO512MBII6 SAMSUNG 60002215 SO512MBII6 SAMSUNG 60002215 SO512MBII6 SAMSUNG 60001993 SO2GBII6 NANYA 60001993 SO1GBII6 NANYA Modem Test 23707801 Fox+Con MC4Z FOXCONN 1.5_3.3V 23707801 Fox+LSI AM5 FOXCONN V2H 1.5_3.3V 23707801 Fox+LSI AM5 V2 FOXCONN 3.3V Aus...
  • Page 193 Vendor Type 23418669 NSM8XS HLDS 10001063 NSM8XS SONY 10001070 NSM8XS PHILIPS 10001063 NCB24XS SONY 10001063 NCB24XS SONY 10001063 NCB24XS SONY 23418669 NSM8XS HLDS 60001535 NSM8XS PANASONIC 60001535 NSM8XS PANASONIC 610105 NSM8XS HLDS 60001939 NSM8XS PIONEER Southbridge Chipset Test 10001067 Cantiga-SB INTEL 10001067 ICH9M...
  • Page 194 Vendor Type WLAN Test 9999995 3rd WiFi BG ONE TIME VENDER 23707801 3rd WiFi BG FOXCONN 9999995 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN ONE TIME VENDER 9999995 3rd WiFi 1x2 BGN ONE TIME VENDER Description Foxconn Wireless LAN Broadcom 4312 minicard b/g Foxconn FOX_ATH_XB63 Foxconn Atheros XB63 minicard b/g Foxconn Wireless LAN Atheros AR5B91 1x2 BGN Foxconn Wireless LAN Wireless LAN Ralink RT2700E 1x2 BGN...
  • Page 195: Online Support Information

    This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. If you are a distributor, dealer, ASP or TPM, please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. However some information sources will require a user i.d.
  • Page 196 Appendix C...
  • Page 197: Index

    AFLASH Utility Antennas Battery Pack BIOS ROM size ROM type vendor Version BIOS Passwords Removing BIOS Supports protocol 27–35 BIOS Utility Boot Exit Navigating Onboard Device Configuration Save and Exit Security System Security Bluetooth module Board Layout Top View brightness hotkeys Cache controller...
  • Page 198 Launch Board LCD Bezel LCD Brackets LCD Failure LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart LCD Panel lower cover Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Mainboard media access on indicator MediaTouch Button Failure Memory Check Model Definition Modem Board Modem Failure No Display Issue Notebook Manager hotkey num lock on indicator...